Tennessee crops: 61% cotton and 74% soybeans rated good to excellent
High temperatures and mostly dry weather across much of the states stressed some crops. West Tennessee did receive some scattered rainfall which helped crops battling dry weather and high temperatures, however, crops in the rest of the state did not receive precipitation and it’s showing.
Seventy-four percent of soybeans are rated good to excellent with 47 percent blooming and 21 percent setting pods. Cotton is rated 61 percent good to excellent with 80 percent of the crop squaring and 37 percent setting bolls. Corn is rated 74 percent good to excellent with 81 percent silking and 35 percent in the dough stage.
Fifty-six percent of pastures are rated good to excellent.
Sixty-three percent of Topsoil and sixty-nine percent of Subsoil are called adequate to surplus.